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Brother John Hamman's effects are conducive to creating strong, synergistic routines. That is, many of his individual effects, including its discrete parts, can be combined to form powerful presentations. The following nine-phase is a good example.
Holistic Hamman was originally part of an unpublished book titled Real-World Cardstuff: Synergistic Schemes.
Requisites: A regular deck of cards.
1st edition 2000, 2nd edition 2013, 15 pages.
word count: 4104 which is equivalent to 16 standard pages of text
Reviewed by David Martin (confirmed purchase)
★★★★★ Date Added: Saturday 30 August, 2014
This synergistic routine is par excellence!
If you, the reader, have never been introduced to Bro. John Hamman; then get ready to learn some great Hamman effects that you will perform every chance you get. If you're like me and own The Secrets of Brother John Hamman and The Card Magic of Brother John Hamman; don't think for a second that this manuscript won't benefit you as well. Even the Hamman enthusiast will be inspired to see how these effects are blended together to create a VERY STRONG synergistic routine that will leave your audiences stunned!
What starts out as a simple game with four queens turns into a whirlwind of stunning card magic. Cards vanish, transpose, and transform with no apparent manipulation. What a fantastic homage to Bro. John Hamman!